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Rock on with heavy-metal baby names for boys and girls
Rock on, parents-to-be! Only the truest fans will appreciate this very specific list of the best baby names inspired by heavy-metal bands, performers, albums and songs. Did your favorite make the cut?
The late 1960s and early 1970s gave us the first heavy metal bands, including Black Sabbath, Deep Purple, and Led Zeppelin. The headbanger bands — Motörhead and Iron Maiden — arrived in the late '70s. Over the next decade, it was all about the hair, with glam metalheads like Poison and Twisted Sister. The metal genre boasts a number of sub-genres, including funk metal, groove metal, death metal and grunge, among others. We've gathered the best of the best to give you a metal-inspired list of potential baby names for your rocker.
13 Baby names inspired by heavy metal bands
Alexandria, in honor of Britain's metalcore band Asking Alexandria
Alice, not sure who inspired the name of grunge metal's Alice in Chains
Angel, a gender-neutral name that pays tribute to death metal's Morbid Angel
Anthrax, the thrash metal band… not the vaccine
Dio, Ronnie James Dio's follow-up band to Black Sabbath
Five, the Beckhams have Seven, so you can have a name inspired by Five Finger Death Punch
Frost, inspired by Celtic Frost (not to be confused with Celtic Fringe)
Gunnar and Rose, the perfect twinset for Guns N' Roses fans